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Data Science Done Right (Kitchen Style) #5

A bit more formal on Linear Regression Let’s formalize a bit our Kitchen Style analogy from the previous post, into a more suitable for coding notation, still being a bit too verbose, as it is typical for Kitchen talks. We’ll … Continue reading

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Data Science Done Right (Kitchen Style) #4

What a Linear Regression is? If we take a look at the general definition of the term Regression we will find something like: “transition to a simpler or less perfect state”. Perfection is quite a subjective category, and, depending on … Continue reading

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Data Science Done Right (Kitchen Style) #3

More on the fundamental Method of Data Science When we want to model an unstructured collection of the real world phenomena we use such mathematical abstraction as Set. It can contain not just simple elements (or objects, or members – … Continue reading

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Data Science Done Right (Kitchen Style) #2

What really Data Science is? So, let us start with the simple basic questions: What are the Object and Method of the Data Science studies? In my humble opinion (which, of course, may be naive, erroneous, or trivial, as any other … Continue reading

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Data Science Done Right (Kitchen Style)

Motivation and Style Of course, the name of the blog is pretentious and plagiarized. It may look overconfident, nevertheless, I have quite humble reasons for naming it that way. Having taking Modern Algebra and Statistical Methods classes together in my … Continue reading

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Should you trust your senses? An essay on Descartes’ Meditations.

Yes, we should trust our senses. That is the only way how we live and communicate with the world outside us and even inside our bodies. Descartes in his “Meditations” just pretends that he does not trust his senses to … Continue reading

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“Eating Our Way Toward Civilization: How food processing shaped human body, mind and cultures” book announcement

Eating Our Way Toward Civilization: How food processing shaped human body, mind and cultures in paperback and $0.99 e-book: for Kindles on Amazon for iPad/iPhone/iPod on iTunes for Android devices on GooglePlay for Nook on Barnes&Noble In the series of short essays … Continue reading

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